Found November 19, 2013 on Pass The Pill:
image from: In case you didn’t know, LeBron James has interests in sports outside of basketball and football. As a matter of fact, he happens to have an interest in soccer, or what the rest of the world calls “football”. According to reports, LeBron James is interested in bringing a Major League Soccer team to Miami by joining forces with former Manchester United superstar David Beckham. LeBron James already is a part owner of Liverpool FC of the English Premiere League, and now he wants to bring his love of soccer right to his current home in Miami. I’m not much of a soccer fan, and I probably never will be, but what I can say is having a big name superstar like LeBron James promote the sport here in the United States is a big deal for Major League Soccer and soccer as a whole in my opinion. Soccer has had its share of aging stars like Thierry Henry, David Beckham, and Pele play in the United States at the end of their careers as some sort of effort to boost popularity for the sport in the United States. But perhaps having a mainstream American superstar athlete in his prime promote the sport will do more for the popularity of soccer in the United States. —Ben Parker: follow me on twitter @nba_lord  The post LeBron James Wants To Bring An MLS Team To Miami appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.

LeBron James named Eastern Conference player of week

LeBron James' three straight performances of 30 or more points in Miami Heat wins powered the forward to Eastern Conference player of the week honors, the NBA announced Monday. James has earned player of the week honors a league-record 44 times, 18 times as a member of the Heat. He averaged a league-best 34.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists while shooting 70.2 percent...

LeBron James interested in MLS side?

LeBron James says he has spoken to David Beckham about potentially investing in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Miami. NBA superstar James, who has led the Miami Heat to back-to-back NBA Championships, is a minority owner in Liverpool and said he had developed an interest in the game. "There's some interest on both sides," James said in comments...

James leads Heat past Bobcats again

Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said after all of these years in the NBA he's still amazed at some of the things LeBron James does. ''You know, he'd be fun to watch if you weren't coaching the other team,'' Clifford said. James scored 30 points to help Miami beat Charlotte 97-81 on Saturday night for the Heat's 13th straight victory against...

LeBron takes shot at Rudy Gay

Humility is for the birds. LeBron James scored 39 points on just 18 shots in the Heat's 110-104 victory over the Mavericks on Friday night. LeBron missed only five shots all night, leading to an impressive .778 field goal percentage. After the game, one reporter wondered aloud just what LeBron would do if he took over a game like Toronto's Rudy Gay, who earlier this week...

LeBron Interested in Bringing MLS Team to MIA

LeBron James has helped to greatly increase the popularity of basketball in Miami. Now, it looks like he might try to do the same with soccer. LeBron said on Monday that he is interested in teaming up with soccer star David Beckham to help bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami. From Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick: "There’s some interest on both...

LeBron Likely To Become Part-Owner Of MLS Team In Miami

LeBron James is reportedly close to a deal for an ownership stake in David Beckham's MLS franchise in Miami. James also owns a stake in Liverpool of the Barclays Premier League in England. James can become a free agent this offseason, but his involvement in a soccer team in the Miami area further suggests he is likely to re-sign with the Miami Heat.

C-Webb’s Keys to the Game

Chris Webber had some valuable insight on the keys to the game for the Miami Heat last night in their game against the Hawks.  Surprising to absolutely nobody, they all involve LeBron James.     LeBron finished the game with only 13 points 6 boards and 5 assists, but the Heat didn’t exactly need much (including Dwyane Wade) in their 104-88 win over the Hawks. 2 total views, 2 views today
Heat News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.